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  • Writer's pictureJennifer Noelle

5 Important things to Consider Before Getting your Eyebrows Microbladed

If you're considering getting your eyebrows microbladed, there are a few particulars you should know first. Microblading is a form of semi-permanent tattooing that can give you the well-defined brows of your dreams—but it's not right for everyone. Here's what you need to know before making the decision to get microbladed eyebrows.

1. Microblading is not permanent. Microblading is a popular eyebrow shaping method that uses a small, hand-held tool to deposit pigment into the skin. Unlike traditional tattoos, microblading is not permanent. The ink is placed surface-level and will eventually fade over time. Most microbladed brows will last for 1-3 years before they start to lose their color and shape. While this may seem like a lot of upkeep, it's actually less frequent than most other eyebrow management options. For example, if you wax, laminate, or thread your eyebrows, you're typically required to do so every 3-4 weeks. With microblading, you only need to get touch-ups every 12-18 months. So if you're looking for an option that will save you time (and money) in the long run, microblading may be the way to go!

2. There is a healing process. After getting your eyebrows microbladed, you'll need to follow aftercare instructions carefully for the first week or so while your brows heal. This usually means keeping them clean and dry and avoiding makeup and other products near the area.

Keeping irritants out of the application area is a vital part of the healing process, to minimize any risk of infection. It is important to get to know your aftercare instructions. While aftercare can vary between eyebrow products, Head over to our general aftercare instructions to best care for your brows.

3. It's not painless. Many people report feeling only minor discomfort during the microblading process, but it is a form of tattooing after all—so expect a minor level of the discomfort that you may feel during a tattooing process. Micro-blading is considered a semi-permanent tattoo because the needle does not go as deep as it would for a regular tattoo.

4. Results can vary. Microblading gives you natural-looking brows, but everyone's skin heals differently so there is some variability in results. Be sure to do your research and consult our qualified technicians for beautiful results you can trust. See our Instagram for examples of the work Sugar by Jennifer has created.

Some people heal quickly and retain the color and shape well, while others might not have as much success. Because of this, it's really important that you do your research and consult with a qualified technician. At our shop, we pride ourselves on being able to provide natural-looking brows that you can trust. We have plenty of experience and know all the tricks to get the best results possible. But even with our expert knowledge, everyone heals differently so there is still some variability in results. If you're considering microblading, be sure to check out our reviews page to see what our past clients have had to say about their experience with us. We're confident that you'll be happy with the final product!

5. Since it lasts longer than other forms of eyebrow maintenance, it is not the cheapest option—and that doesn't include touch-ups! Make sure you're prepared to invest both time and money into maintaining your newly microbladed eyebrows before you take the plunge. To see our pricing or compare with our more temporary options, see our booking page.

Are you considering getting your eyebrows microbladed? It's an increasingly popular beauty treatment that can give you the perfect brows—but it's not right for everyone. Be sure to weigh the pros and cons before making your decision. We offer other brow services options such as brow threading and lamination, so check out our brow services to decide which option best suits your eyebrow maintenance needs. Create your look with Sugar by Jennifer today for lasting eyebrows you will love!

Do you have any experience with microblading? Share your story in the comments below!

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